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JAPA332 Advanced Japanese 2

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

The development of advanced-level Japanese language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, applying grammatical analysis to authentic Japanese material. This course complements JAPA331.

In this paper, students continue to acquire the knowledge of the Japanese language. A variety of speaking and writing activities allows students to place the Japanese vocabulary items and grammar structures they have learnt in context. A big step towards grasping many opportunities offered by one of the world's leading economical and cultural powers.

Paper title Advanced Japanese 2
Paper code JAPA332
Subject Japanese
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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JAPA 233
Schedule C
Arts and Music
If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Submit page or email for assistance.
Teaching staff
Dr J.-R. Hayashishita
Paper Structure
In this paper, the students will:
  • Read authentic Japanese materials
  • Write and speak complex ideas in Japanese
  • Learn Japanese-language grammar
  • Expand one's vocabulary of the Japanese language
Teaching Arrangements

Each week there will be one two-hour lecture, one one-hour lecture and one one-hour tutorial.

To be advised.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the ability to express complex ideas in Japanese and the understanding of how one can proceed with the Japanese language acquisition in the future
  • To pass the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test, level N2

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
T1 Friday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41